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Laserblast (1978)

PG | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 1 March 1978 (USA)
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A teenager stumbles upon an alien weapon, which transforms him into a grotesque killer.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Milford ...
Billy Duncan
Cheryl Smith ...
Kathy Farley
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Tony Craig
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Sheriff
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Deputy Pete Ungar
Barry Cutler ...
Deputy Jesse Jeep
Mike Bobenko ...
Chuck Boran
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Froggy
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Colonel Farley
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Doctor Mellon (as Roddy McDowell)
Rick Walters ...
Mike London
Simmy Bow ...
Gas Station Attendant
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Franny Walton
Wendy Wernli ...
Carolyn Spicer
Michael Barrere ...
Hip Kid (as Michael Bryar)
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Alien creatures kill a mutated alien creature in the California desert. Its remains, and the high-tech laser gun and power source accidentally left behind, are found by an ostracized teenager. However, the power source causes the teenager to mutate too, and he goes on a murderous rampage. Written by Leo L. Schwab <ewhac@best.com>

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Billy was a kid who got pushed around... Then he found the power See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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1 March 1978 (USA)  »

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Alienígenas na Terra  »

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1.66 : 1
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Trivia

An early promotional article on the film misspelled the title "Laser Blast", where as the films official title is spelled as one word. See more »

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The boom mic dips into frame when the Sheriff calls Deputies Unger and Jeep into the office. See more »

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Roddy McDowall's name is spelled McDowell at the end. See more »

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Referenced in Auditions (1978) See more »

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Probably the worst movie I ever liked, for no apparent reason.
9 October 2001 | by (Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

This may well be the worst movie ever made. It has no perceptible story line, very little, if any plot, and some really poor acting. I can't think of a single positive thing to say about it at all, really, and I have no idea at all why I sat through the whole thing, but I did, and didn't feel cheated at the end, which I also cannot explain. Looking back on the experience, I think there are parts of two or three not-too-bad sci-fi films, just loosely cut together, with scenes that seem to have been edited out of some other movies, and just inserted here and there in the movie, and maybe that was its vague appeal to me. A sort of da-da approach to film, that almost worked.


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